First Baptist Church In America77 Votes Currently Closed
- Address: 75 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-4014543418
- Time Required: 00:20 Mins
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
The oldest Baptist congregation in the United States of America was founded in 1638 by Roger Williams. The early history of the church is closely associated with the development of Brown University. As such, this is among the most historic buildings in the entire country. The building you see here in front of you today was completed in 1775 and it is a National Historic Landmark. The architectural style is Georgian. This makes it unique among the early Baptist meeting houses, especially thanks to the presence of a steeple and a bell. Today the meeting house is as much a venue for concerts and lectures as it is a place of prayer. Check out the Waterford crystal chandelier, the large pipe organ, and the baptistery.
Entrance Ticket Details For First Baptist Church In America
- Price of guided tours is $2 per person.
First Baptist Church In America Hours
- Guided tours of the Meetinghouse are available from Memorial Day to Columbus Day.
How to Reach First Baptist Church In America
- Bus 32 stop N Main NS Thomas
- Buses 1, 32, 33, 34, 35, 40, 49, 60, 61X, 78 stop Tunnel NS S Main
- Buses 35, 60, 78 92 stop Memorial FS Westminster
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First Baptist Church In America Reviews & Ratings
Summer worship is Sundays at 10am, with no Sunday School. During the academic year, Sunday School and Adult Forum are at 10am with workshop service Sundays at 11am. Refreshments available after service downstairs. Free guided tours, Sundays, immediately after service, begin in the Manning Room downstairs.
I simply loved everything. The Minister, Jamie P. Washam, is Outstanding.
Very nice staff a little difficult to find parking the day we were there.the church has a lot of history that I found very interesting. The pews are fascinating you have to see them.
Always a fun place for the opening ceremonies, but extremely hot inside, be prepared
Wonderful church service and outstanding Minister. Jamie had a great message today. People are very nice and friendly